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1613, (w), ''(w)'',
- But cardinal sins, and hollow hearts, I fear ye.
(RQ:Browne Pseudodoxia Epidemica)
a. 1631, (w), ''To my noble friend Mr. William Brown, of the evil time''
- Impudence is now a cardinal virtue.
One of the officials appointed by the pope in the (l), ranking only below the (l) and the (l), constituting the special college which elects the pope.(cite-web). (See Wikipedia article on Catholic cardinals.)
- Breezes blowing from beds of iris quickened her breath with their perfume; she saw the tufted lilacs sway in the wind, and the streamers of mauve-tinted wistaria swinging, all a-glisten with golden bees; she saw a crimson cardinal winging through the foliage, and amorous tanagers flashing like scarlet flames athwart the pines.
A deep red color, somewhat less vivid than (l), the traditional colour of a Catholic cardinal's cassock. (q)
(short for) a (l) indicating quantity, or the size of a set (e.g., zero, one, two, three). (gloss)
1920, (w), ''Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy'', p.83:
- This cardinal number is the smallest of the infinite cardinal numbers; it is the one to which Cantor has appropriated the Hebrew aleph with the suffix 0, to distinguish it from larger infinite cardinals. Thus the name of the smallest of infinite cardinals is (m).
(short for) a (l) used to represent a cardinal number.
2005, (w), ''(w)'', 6th ed. revised, p.97:
- The commonest numerals in Latin, as in English, are the "cardinals"(..)and the "ordinals"(nb..).
(short for) ((taxlink)), a flowering plant.
A woman's short (l) with a (l), originally made of scarlet cloth.
(quote-journal); and whilst she was looking over several pieces of each, she took an opportunity of concealing under her cardinal a piece of cotton, and several handkerchiefs, with which she went off undiscovered;(nb..).
*1775, (w), ''The Duenna'', I.3:
- She has valuables of mine; besides, my cardinal and veil are in her room.
c. 1760, (w), ''Chit-Chat, an imitation of Theocritus''
- Where's your cardinal! Make haste.
(apocopic form of)
(l) (gloss) symbol
(l), (l), (l)
a (l) of (l), cultivated for (l)